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Quarterback lets top esports gamers and streamers create their own fan-based leagues

In an effort to tie the top gamers and streamers more directly with their fans, a new company called Quarterback has just raised $2.5 million to create and manage fan-based leagues for the superstars

Maestro gives big brands new tools to manage and control their live streams

From Twitch to Facebook to Periscope, live streaming is a growing phenomenon that’s making some decent money for the people who own the platform. For the actual people recording the streams and

Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today

Xbox One is getting an update starting today, echoing some of the major changes coming to Windows in its forthcoming Creators Update. The big new additions include streaming via Microsoft’s own

Twitch co-founder discusses the site’s efforts to move beyond live gaming content

Twitch’s co-founder wants the site to reach beyond gaming as it seeks to capture the market on all live-streamed online media. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear

Microsoft acquires Beam interactive game live streaming service

Microsoft has acquired Beam, a Seattle-based interactive game streaming service that lets viewers play along with streamers as they watch. Beam’s model takes the mostly passive interaction that